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Prepositions of place 2

Exercises
1. Fill the gaps with either in/at/on:
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)

Kens father is ____ prison.


Frank broke his arm ____ a concert.
Have you ever been ____ a cruise liner?
I was ____ the Doctors when my sister rang me.
In Ireland they drive ____ the left hand side.
____ which floor is your office?
I bought a newspaper ____ the way home.
There must have been a hundred people ____ Johns party.

2. Answer the questions, as in the example:


Where is John? (wedding)
John is at a wedding.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)
i)
j)

Where is Don? (hospital)


Where can you find a policeman? (a police station)
Where can you see the stars? (sky)
How did John get here? (the bus)
Where is Nicks office? (the fifth floor)
Where did Paul meet his girlfriend? (University)
When did Barry last see Rob? (a football match)
How did Sally get home last night? (a taxi)
Where was Jack last night? (a birthday party)
Where are they? (a restaurant)

3. Correct the following sentences where necessary:


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

I was on bed when my girlfriend rang me.


I was on my way home when it started raining.
What is the longest river in the world?
My parents went in a Caribbean cruise last summer.
Do you know if Garry is in home?
Who is the blond girl in the photo?

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Answers
1. Fill the gaps with either in/at/on:
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)

Kens father is in prison.


Frank broke his arm at a concert.
Have you ever been on a cruise liner?
I was at the Doctors when my sister rang me.
In Ireland they drive on the left hand side.
On which floor is your office?
I bought a newspaper on the way home.
There must have been a hundred people at Johns party.

2. Answer the questions, as in the example:


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)
i)
j)

Don is in hospital.
You can find a policeman at a police station.
You can see the stars in the sky.
John got here on the bus.
Nicks office is on the fifth floor.
Paul met his girlfriend at University.
Barry last saw Rob at a football match.
Sally got home last night in a taxi.
Jack was at a birthday party last night.
They are in a restaurant.

3. Correct the following sentences where necessary:


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

I was on in bed when my girlfriend rang me.


I was on my way home when it started raining.
What is the longest river in the world?
My parents went in on a Caribbean cruise last summer.
Do you know if Garry is in at home?
Who is the blond girl in the photo?

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